1968 First Women
Women in the fifth parliamentary elections (pre-Civil War)
During the fifth parliamentary elections held from 24 March to 7 April 1968 1, two women ran for the elections. The first was Munira al-Solh who ran again for the same seat in Beirut (third district), but withdrew her candidacy before the elections. The second was Nuhad Sa’eed who ran again for the Maronite seat in Byblos and lost with 10,917 out of 21,813 votes 2.